Ex-Wives of Rock

Shaw takes control of cable channel TVtropolis

Rogers Wireless has entered into an agreement to exchange assets with one of the country’s largest broadcast firms, Shaw Communications, in a deal that will give Shaw full control of cable channel TVtropolis. Under the terms of an agreement between Shaw and Rogers, the former will transfer spectrum licenses for advanced wireless service to Rogers […]

US cable net Fuse acquires Tricon’s Ex-Wives of Rock

US cable network Fuse has acquired Tricon Film & Television’s reality series Ex-Wives of Rock. The music focused broadcaster will launch the Canadian reality show as part of its new original programming schedule, which also includes Warped Roadies and Funny or Die’s Billy on the Street. The series follows the ex-wives of rock stars including […]

Canada’s turn to shine

Canada is a top originator of English-language scripted and factual content. Ever savvier of the international market, the country’s producers and distributors are more aggressively seeking out US partnerships as a springboard to the rest of the world, reports Mark Dillon. One reason Canadian producers need a global outlook is a challenging broadcast landscape at […]